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Xcellence Podcast Episode 6! Kanye or Coon Ya

Xcellent World is the new podcast from Xcellence. On this new platform he covers hot topics from pop culture in the world of fashion, music, sports and entertainment. Check out a segment on Episode where Xcellece shares his thought on Kanye's Anti-Blackness after being spotted wearing a 'White Lives Matter' shirt at his daughter's basketball game, …


Added by The Grynd Report on October 17, 2022 at 8:37pm — No Comments

Business Mogul Maxwell Billieon & NBA Hall of Famer Isiah Thomas @MaxwellBillieon

Providing tools and information to help people become successful millionaires, business mogul Maxwell Billieon presents CAPITALIZE: The Business of Doing Business. CAPITALIZE master classes provide instructional modern business strategies for people of all ages for free. This 100% virtual program is moderated by Maxwell Billieon and features this week's guest NBA Hall of Fame Superstar and businessman, Isiah Thomas!

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Added by The Grynd Report on October 11, 2022 at 6:47am — No Comments

Where is Eminem? Xcellent World Show Ep. 5 Topic @Xcellentworld

Xcellent World is the new show from Xcellence. On this new dope platform, he covers everything from pop culture in the world of music and sports and everything else in entertainment. Check out a segment on Episode 5 where Xcellent ask about rap superstar Eminem's whereabouts?

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Added by The Grynd Report on October 3, 2022 at 8:19pm — No Comments

New Music! Paul Rello "War" ft. Alyssa Puletz @paulrello_

Paul Rello is from New York City, looking to make his name in the rap game. The Golden Gloves boxer, while he is known to get busy in the ring, is now showing you his skills on the mic. He drops the new single "War" that features Alyssa Puletz. War is one of those songs that delves into Paul's personal life, giving you detailed insight of struggle and hardship. Even with all that being said, life is about perseverance and the will to win, no matter the…

Added by The Grynd Report on September 24, 2022 at 4:09pm — No Comments

West Philly's Very Own Drops "Cupid" Video! @therealak_m

West Philly rapper AK-M finally drops the visual to his single "Cupid". The Philly rapper shows his skills and versatility on the track produced by MyNameisDenzel. The video was shot and directed by QuanShotIt.

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Added by The Grynd Report on September 24, 2022 at 3:44pm — No Comments

Tre Hoover Releases Latest Single "Space Coupe"

Tre’Von Hoover who goes by the stage name Tre Hoover aka MopTopp hails from Ohio. Born and raised in Cleveland, Tre Hoover is getting set to become Rap’s very first VibeStar ™! In the direction that music has been heading nowadays, it’s very rare that new artists can come into the game and break the norm. Tre Hoover is one of those artists that brings innovation into music by pushing the game to a brand new level with his genre combining music style.…

Added by The Grynd Report on September 16, 2022 at 9:20pm — No Comments

New Video!!! Myster Whyo "Right On Tyme" Ft. Dominic @MysterWhyo

Myster Whyo is back with a new single and brand new visual to "Right On Tyme" ft. Dominic. Representing Yonkers, New York, Myster Whyo had a brief hiatus from music now returns with all the motivation in the world to shake things up. Right On Tyme came after Myster Yo gained some inspiration from close friends after playing them some new music. While planning to take a trip to Las Vegas for Memorial Weekend, he got a phone call to shoot a video from and…

Added by The Grynd Report on September 15, 2022 at 8:57pm — No Comments

TOPNOTCH BOI - STREET LOVE (FT. ZAYTOVEN) Official Visual streaming now @TopNoTch__Boi

TopNotchBoi Partners With Legendary Producer Zaytoven to Release the Classic Cut, “Street Love” Between completing his tour and releasing the Zaytoven-produced banger, “Street Love,” TopNotchBoi is living his best life.

The Evansville, Indiana-born artist, Micheal Gray aka TopNotchBoi has become widely known for his talents on the mic. His lyrical abilities are immaculate, and his flow is deserving of being in the books with the…

Added by The Grynd Report on September 11, 2022 at 5:51pm — No Comments

New Double release by D-Mo The Don WITHOUT ME & DOWN SOUTH @Strugglenomoent

Gary, Indiana’s very own D-Mo The Don makes his return with not one but 2 amazing singles. The first is titled WITHOUT ME..A very nice track. The production is great. The ladies will definitely love this single here. A very catchy hook and D-Mo The Don’s lyrics and delivery is unmatched…D-Mo The Don wrote the hook as well which is sung by up-and-coming R&B artist Zay out of Virginia. Great work fella’s!!……

Added by The Grynd Report on September 10, 2022 at 8:01pm — No Comments

Phor Releases Highly Anticipated Album "PhorPlay" @phoreverim

Chicago native Phor Robinson returns with his highly anticipated album "PhorPlay." Phor Robinson better known by the stage name "Phor" is an African American songwriter and rapper from Chicago Illinois. Phor gained worldwide recognition over the last 5 years as a standout tattoo artist which earned him a spot on a television show on Vh1 titled "Black Ink Crew Chicago".

The Vh1 platform allowed Phor to showcase his love for music which led to the…

Added by The Grynd Report on September 10, 2022 at 7:13pm — No Comments

New Ty Bri Bigger feat Pilly Mae Prod by Philly Ferarri Beats

Cleveland's top femmcee, Ty Bri, returns with latest hit "BIGGER" feat. Pilly Mae. Produced by Philly Ferrari, this latest single is guaranteed to be the newest female anthem. CLICK HERE TO STREAM ON SPOTIFY…


Added by The Grynd Report on September 10, 2022 at 6:48pm — No Comments

New Video! Shawn Archer Comes Heavy With The Visual To "Go Get It" @iamshawnarcher

Still campaigning heavy for his 2022 release with the sequel to his EP "4 Yall" 2, Shawn Archer drops the new video to "Go Get It". Shot and Directed by K. Davis, Shawn Archer gives you another quality visual that motivates the everyday person to chase that bag.

The latest project "4 Yall 2" EP, is now available on all streaming platforms.

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Added by The Grynd Report on September 8, 2022 at 5:24pm — No Comments

Available Now- B MENACE ft. AVE - WHAT THEY SAY

B MENACE is an artist with a focus on bringing passion, innovation and creativity to the table. His sound is definitely not your average cup, and listeners will most certainly be able to appreciate his distinctive spin on trap and hip-hop. The Virginia native born Willie Hicks, the artist isn’t just an entertainer: he strongly believes that rap saved his life and took him…

Added by The Grynd Report on September 5, 2022 at 9:49pm — No Comments

[New Music] KB NENE- "Pop It"

Artist KB NENE releases new project "WELCOME 2 KOTA BLOCK" AND drops the official single titled "Pop it" now available on all digital platforms. FOLLOW KB NENE ON INSTAGRAM- @KBNENE_

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Added by The Grynd Report on August 28, 2022 at 3:27pm — No Comments

Eli Brady Recruits Phresher For His New Single "Started" @elibradymusic

Eli Brady, is looking to add to the New York rap scene right now. With so much talent coming out the city, Eli Brady is next up to add to the list. After recently setting the internet on alert with "We Up". Here he returns with "Started" in which he has Phresher on the record. Follow Eli Brady Eli Brady (@elibradymusic) / Twitter…


Added by The Grynd Report on August 8, 2022 at 7:27pm — No Comments

New Video! ATX Cypher Come Hard With "Whole Sack" Ft. Nez Tha Villian

ATX Cypher has been coming hard with some fire music 2022. Representing Minnesota by way of Austin, Texas ATX Cypher has been showing Hip-Hop that he deserves his respect. With many aspiring artists hoping to get a shot in the game, ATX Cypher is creating his own. Dropping consistent music all year, here he is again with the latest visual to his single "Whole Sack" that features Nez Tha Villian. Coming with some ill soulful production, it is not…

Added by The Grynd Report on July 27, 2022 at 8:31pm — No Comments

U'Lyssa prepares to release the record of the year with single "Rock with Me"

Music has a way of impacting lives in different ways. The great thing about music is that it can touch you as early as birth and never leave your soul. When music is a part of your life there is no telling how it will affect you. Representing the city of Coconut Creek Florida is a young artist by the name of U'lyssa who has a passion for the music business and a talent she wants to share with the world. At the age of 4 she took interest…

Added by The Grynd Report on July 27, 2022 at 7:56pm — No Comments

New Music! Josh McKoy Follows Up With New Single "24" @_joshmckoy

Josh McKoy is one of the most sought-after new talents out here. The versatile artist from North Carolina, who sings and raps, is one that you call unique and special. Following up with another record he gives you "24". Not too long-ago Josh Mckoy gave you "Gun Fight" and in today's climate it's all about feeding your fans. Expect new visuals to come as well. FOLLOW ON SOCIAL MEDIA …


Added by The Grynd Report on July 13, 2022 at 8:47pm — No Comments

Capital Structure Ent. Presents: "IN US WE TRUST" & Releases Video for Alylah Divine "Time" Directed by Fastlife Bolo

Industry vet "Quincy Big Heff" Taylor, has released his highly anticipated project, "In Us We Trust." The project features Ty Bri, 55Bagz, YFl Kelvin, Caine, Bone Thugs, Lil Cray and Rootabang. He also introduces new artists Alylah Divine, YSN Marlo and YurHonor and has features from Da Baby and Kevin Gates. STREAM NOW-…

Added by The Grynd Report on July 11, 2022 at 8:47pm — No Comments

Introducing New R&B and Pop Artist: Alylah Divine

Alylah Divine teams up with Atlanta producer The Chop God to drop the summertime hit "Time". About Alylah Divine:

Alylah Laquan Divine Brown also known as Alylah Divine is a nineteen year old artist from the city of Akron, Ohio. She started making music at the end of 2021. Originally She was in a duo with another artist. They decided to go their own ways but Alylah continued to make music that resonated with her. She is inspired by the talent and…

Added by The Grynd Report on July 6, 2022 at 7:23pm — No Comments

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